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仲代達矢 1932-

Overview
Works: 288 works in 834 publications in 7 languages and 12,531 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Interviews  Fiction  Biography  Samurai films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Ran by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
112 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 3,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 16th century Japan, Lord hidetora, an aging ruler, attempts to divide his kingdom among his three sons, who turn against each other and betray their father, triggering events that ultimately shatter the kingdom, destroy the family, and drive their father insane
Kagemusha by Tsutomu Yamazaki ( Visual )
71 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reconstructing the splendor of feudal Japan and the pageantry or war, Kurosawa creates a soaring historical epic about a peasant impersonating a nobleman in battle. Kagemusha is presented in its original 180 min. uncut Japanese version, not the shortened "international version" presented by 20th Century Fox
Tengoku to jigoku by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A complex crime thriller in which a wealthy shoe manufacturer's chauffeur's son is kidnapped in mistake for his own, and he faces a moral dilemma -- should he pay the ransom anyway and risk losing his position?
Kaidan by Zhengshu Xiaolin ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in Japanese and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Consists of four stories of the supernatural based on Japanese folk material. In The black hair, a poor young samurai leaves his first wife to marry a rich woman. When he is unhappy in his second marriage, he returns to his first wife, who at first appears unchanged from when he last saw her. In The woman of the snow, a woodcutter is spared by a mysterious ghost-like woman in the snow, but must promise never to tell anyone what he has seen. In Hoichi, the earless, a blind musician-monk named Hoichi is commanded by a gathering of ghosts to sing the saga of their ancient deeds. The head monk paints Hoichi's body with prayer verses to protect him, but unfortunately overlooks Hoichi's ears. In In a cup of tea, a writer wonders what would happen to a person who drinks another's soul and finds out
Seppuku by Masaki Kobayashi ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peace in 17th-century Japan causes the Shogunate's breakup of warrior clans, throwing thousands of samurai out of work and into poverty. An honorable end to such fate under the samurai code is ritual suicide, or hara-kiri
Tsubaki Sanjūrō Sanjuro by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A samurai turns up in a town where nine young men are plotting to overthrow a corrupt regime. He takes charge of the group and attempts to formulate a plan to deceive the old bosses
Daibosatsutōge The sword of doom by Kihachi Okamoto ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in Japanese and English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ryunosuke is a sociopathic samurai. When he is scheduled for an exhibition match at his fencing school, the wife of his opponent begs Ryunosuke to throw the match, offering her own virtue in trade
Yōjinbō ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wandering Samurai-for-hire eventually finds a dramatic solution to the problems of a town with two warring clans
Tsubaki Sanjūrō by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in Japanese and No Linguistic content and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of young men set out to clean up the corruption in their town. They are joined by a scruffy, cynical samurai who doesn't fit their concept of how a warrior should look and act
Ningen no jōken ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells of the journey of the well-intentioned yet naive Kaji from labor camp supervisor to Imperial Army soldier to Soviet POW. Constantly trying to rise above a corrupt system, Kaji time and again finds his morals an impediment rather than an advantage
Tsubaki Sanjūrō Sanjuro ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A samurai turns up in a town where nine young men are plotting to overthrow a corrupt regime. He takes charge of the group and attempts to formulate a plan to deceive the old bosses
Three films by Hiroshi Teshigahara by Hiroshi Teshigahara ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Woman in the dunes: An amateur entomologist leaves Tokyo to study an unclassified species of beetle that resides in a remote, vast desert. When he misses his bus back to civilization, he is persuaded to spend the night in the home of a young widow who lives in a hut at the bottom of a sand dune
Tanin no kao The face of another ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Japanese and English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Okuyama, after being burned and disfigured in an industrial accident and estranged from his family and friends, agrees to his psychiatrist's radical experiment: a face transplant, created from the mold of a stranger. As Okuyama is thus further alienated from the world around him, he finds himself giving in to his darker temptations
Kiru Kiru ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In feudal Japan, Genta is a successful samurai warrior whose world falls apart after he is ordered to kill his hest friend. Now rejecting the samurai ways, Genta devotes himself to a spiritual quest. Soon, Genta is drawn into a conflict at a local village and must decide if he will again take up the sword."--Container
Seppuku Harakiri ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in Japanese and French and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After an unemployed warrior is forced to commit harakiri, his father-in-law returns to the scene, seemingly to play out the same agonizing suicide ritual. Tensions grow to excruciating levels until the thrilling climax, when the elder warrior strikes out one last time against the abusive society that crafted such cruelty
Kwaidan by Masaki Kobayashi ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four elegant ghost stories adapted from the works of Lafcadio Hearn
Yōjinbō ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Director Akira Kurosawa's influential 1961 effort, an action-packed, sometimes humorous reconception of the individualistic loner from the American Western, stars Mifune, the director's leading man of choice, as a samurai-for-hire who becomes involved in a dispute between two warring factions in a small village
Karamiai ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On his deathbed, a wealthy businessman announces that his fortune is to be split equally among his three illegitimate children, whose whereabouts are unknown. A bevy of lawyers and associates begin machinations to procure the money for themselves, resorting to the use of impostors and blackmail. Yet all are outwitted by the cunning of the man's secretary, in this entertaining condemnation of unchecked greed
Kuroi kawa by Masaki Kobayashi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the rampant moral corruption on and around U.S. military bases in Japan following World War II. Kobayashi spirals out from the story of a love triangle that develops between a good-natured student, his innocent girlfriend, and a coldhearted criminal to reveal a nation slowly succumbing to lawlessness and violence
Enjō Conflagration ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in Japanese and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of a young religious fanatic and his desire to keep his beloved temple from being dirtied by the presence of impure forces trying to take advanatage of the temple
 
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Alternative Names
Motohisa Nakadai.
Nakadai, Motohisa.
Nakadai, Motohisa, 1932-
Nakadai, Tatsuya.
Nakadai, Tatsuya, 1932-
Tatsuya Nakadai.
ナカダイ, タツヤ, 1932-
仲代, 達矢, 1932-....
仲代達也, 1932-
仲代達夫, 1932-
仲代達矢, 1932-
Languages
Japanese (278)
English (22)
Spanish (17)
German (15)
French (10)
Multiple languages (3)
Turkish (1)
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